Mozart’s Adagio in B minor K540

Mozart’s Adagio in B minor K540 is a beautiful piece, full of drama and pathos. In this video, I talk about how I play it and what it means to me. You can hear my full performance of the piece on Spotify at https://spoti.fi/3jrS8EI and on Apple Music at...

Mannerism and natural expression

Music is a kind of language and just like verbal language, it inevitably has mannerism. Different periods of history and different social circumstances demand different manners. This is equally true of music. Different genres of music have different manners....

Musical Meanings

Have we heard it all before? In our culture, music has become something which we either perform or consume. The focus of music education is upon correct execution. In classical music, it’s all about the interpretation of “great” repertoire. In jazz, it’s all about...